tree than at the foot of your bed. All the contemporary ceramics and original prints are priced at under £100. with jewellery starting at just £1.50.

I PRACTICE GALLERY 200 Bath Street. 33I 0722. Tue—Sat 9am—6pm: Thurs Ham-8pm.

‘Goodbye, Virginia’ Until 24 Jan. Now firmly ensconced in their new Bath Street premises. the Practice Gallery stage a retrospective of two years of exhibitions at their previous Virginia Street home.

I PROJECT ABILITY l8 Albion Street. 552 2822. Mon—Fri 10am—5.30pm.

Christmas Exhibition Until 10 Jan. Seasonal tnixed media work created by members of the Centre for Developmental Arts. All works are for sale and range from £5—£50.

I SALANDINI’S 342 West Princess Street. 334 1064. Mon—Sat 9am—5pm.

Annual Christmas Exhibition Until 17 Jan. The barber shop present its annual collection of mixed media works for Christmas.

I SHARMANKA KINETIC GALLERY 2nd Floor. I4 King Street. 552 7080. Sat/Sun noon—4pm.

Mixed Exhibition Until I0 Jan. Photography. drawings and watercolour paintings by three visiting artists from St Petersburg. Also on show. a permanent exhibition of kinetic sculptures by Iiduard Bersudsky.


Self Image Until Feb I997. Colourful science fiction and animal paintings created during a twelve months arts project organised by Project Ability. allowing Glasgow artists with learning disabilities the opportunity to promote their work.

I STREET LEVEL 26 King Street. 552

215 I. Mon—Sat l0am-5.30pm.

Patrick Bailly-Maitre-Grand Until 21

Dec. Two sets of photographic works by the French artist and scientist. entitled Les Uranies and Paussieres (I 'eun.

I TRAMWAY 25 Albert Drive. 227 551 I. Wed-Sun noon—6pm.

The Unbelievable Truth Until 22 Dec. Work by Scottish and Dutch artists organised in collaboration with the Stedelijk Museum. Amsterdam. Also work by Nicola Atkinson-Griffiths entitled ‘Where are you going?‘ created over a series of months spent living with families who reside near Tramway: paintings by Louise Hopkins exploring the relationship between craft and mass manufacture. and performance art from Année Olofsson.

I TRANSMISSION GALLERY 28 King Street. 552 4813. Tue—Sat I lam—5.30pm. Seethroughbrain Until 14 Dec. Artists from Britain. Italy. Japan. Australia and Canada use their work to challenge verbal knowledge. preferring to tap into the unexplored areas of the mind through visual perception.

Klick Until 14 Dec. Archive work by thirteen artists. on show in the Transmission cellar before touring to Melbourne next year.

I 26 BELL STREET (formerly lchi Ni San). Candleriggs. 553 I854. Mon—Fri 10am—8pm; Sat/Sun noon—8pm.

Myrrh Until 22 Dec. We all know that a certain Wise Man offered it as a gift. but did you know that Myrrh is used for embalming. anointing and medicinal purposes? Well over 30 Glasgow-based artists did. and this unique exhibition of ‘Spiritual. Magical and Sensual‘ art and design explores the symbolic properties of the substance.

I ART GALLERY 8: MUSEUM, KELVINGROVE 287 2699. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun Ham—5pm. Cafe. [D]. A




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wonderful permanent collection of work by such names as Rembrandt. Monet and Van Gogh. plus numerous historical artefacts. animal displays. ‘Wee Beasties' and an interactive display featuring a plethora of invertebrate animals. See galleries guide for current temporary exhibitions.

I BURRELL COLLECTION 2060 Pollokshaws Road. 649 7 l 5 I. Mon—Sat l0am—5pm (closed Tue); Sun I lam—5pm. Sir William Burrell's world famous collection of beautiful art objects from around the world. housed in a specially designed. award-winning building.

The Golden Age at The Russian Steppes Until 31 Mar. On view in the UK for the first time. this stunning collection of Russian jewellery. stoneware and ornaments documents the conflicts and cultures of the Black Sea region as far back as 58C.

I HOUSE FOR AN ART LOVER Bellahouston Park. IO Dumbreck Road. 353 4770. Sat/Sun l0am-5pm. Cafe and design shop open daily.

An estimated 35.000 visitors are expected to file through the door of this new attraction during the coming year. Initially designed by Charles Rennie Mackintosh for a competition in I901. modern day architects and designers have completed his unfinished work in true Mackintosh style.

I MUSEUM OF TRANSPORT Kelvin Hall. Dumbarton Road. 22] 9600. Mon—Sat l0am—5pm (closed Tue); Sun I lam—5pm. A museum crammed with buses. trams. fire engines. ships and other transportation. devoted to the history of transport. Also on show. a display of motorcycles dating from the early part of the century to present day. including the recently acquired Art Motorcycle. Sustrans Until 31 Mar. A display chronicling a recent project by Sustrans. an organisation who build traffic-free routes for cyclists. walkers and disabled people.

Scottish Football Association Museum Trust Until I997. Taster exhibitions of text. photographs and football memorabilia. leading up to the planned National Museum of Football at Hampden

Park. Taking centre stage for the next few '

months is Taking Each Game As It Comes. a celebration of the beautiful game in words and pictures. with contributions from players. managers. referees. fans and more.

I PEOPLE’S PALACE MUSEUM Glasgow Green. 22l 9600. Mon—Sat iOam—Spm (closed Tue); Sun Ham—5pm. [D]. Cafe. This well-loved institution is currently undergoing a facelift and is due to re-open in time for its centenary in 1998. The first stage of the work has reached completion.

Big Vision: Catriona Grant’s Maha with Giant's Glasses on show in Absolut Blue And White

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and the new top floor features a l930s single-end house and a celebration of Glasgow's great visionaries.

I PROVAND’S LORDSHIP 3 Castle Street. 22] 9600. Mon-I‘ri l0am—5pm (closed Tue): Sun 11am-5pm. The only surviving medieval house in Glasgow. built III I47l. Period room displays range from 500-1918.

I ST MUNGO MUSEUM OF RELIGIOUS LIFE AND ART 2 Castle Street. 22l 9600. Mon-Sat 10am-5pm (closed Tue); Still

I Iain --5pm. liree. [D]. A museum of world faith. featuring a zen garden. priceless art works from the world's six major religions. Dali‘s ('lirt'sl 07.821171! .lo/m (.l/ The Cross and the story of religion in Scotland through words and pictures.

Science And Christianity: An Act or Creation Until May I997. An interactive exhibition encouraging people to question ideologies of science and religion. A dance piece is being created in response to the exhibition. and will be performed live in the gallery on Sat I4 Dec at noon. 12.45pm and l.30pm.

I SCOTLAND STREET SCHOOL MUSEUM 225 Scotland Street. 429 I202. \lon—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 2—5pni. Cafe. [D]. Designed by Charles Rennie Mackintosh and now home to archive material on education in Scotland from l872 onwards. Reconstructed classrooms give a flavour of Victorian. Edwardian. World War II and I960s school days.

A Penny For A Dream Until ll Jan. A fascinating look at Victorian family entertainment. with marionette shows. toy theatres. shadow puppets and Christmas cribs from the Scottish Mask and Puppet Theatre. Also on show. Children In Focus. photographs and memorabilia on loan from Edinburgh's Museum ofChiIdhood. I SPRINGBURN MUSEUM Atlas Square. 557 I405. Mon—Fri l0.30atn—5pm; Sat l0am—4.30pm; Sun 2—5pm. [D].

Cast Iron Certainties Until 31 Dec. A commemoration of Glasgow‘s once prominent cast iron industry.

Made In The North Until summer 1997. An exhibition chronicling the rich diversity of industries in Glasgow. past and present.


I ASSEMBLY ROOMS George Street. 220 4349. Daily 10.30am—5pm. 80p (50p). Craft and Design Fair Sat l4-2I Dec. A feast of contemporary ceramics. jewellerya knitwear. textiles and much more. sold direct by some of Scotland's leading craftspeople.

I BANNS Hunters Square. 226 l I I2.

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